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Second mass-casualty car accident in a week as six die in Jordan Valley

Paramedics arrived at the scene and the injured have been transferred by helicopter to hospital, according to Magen David Adom.

In the second multiple-casualty accident in a week, six people were killed, and four or five seriously injured, in an accident on Israel's Route 90 near the Dead Sea.

Paramedics arrived at the scene and the injured have been transferred by helicopter to hospital, according to Magen David Adom.Initial reports indicate that the victims were Palestinian men in their 30s whose bus was hit by a truck.

Route 90 has been closed in both directions. The driver of the truck has been taken by the police for questioning, according to Army Radio.

On Tuesday, a family of eight from Psagot, including six children, died in an inferno as they were trapped inside their burning car following a head-on collision on the same Route 90 near Ein Bokek.

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